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Dane Jeffrey Cook, simply known as Dane Cook, is a famous American actor, voice actor, film producer, as well as a comedian. To the public Dane Cook is perhaps best known as a stand-up comedian, who first debuted on stage in 1994. Since then, Dane Cook has released several comedy albums, such as “Rough Around the Edges: Live from Madison Square Garden”, “Isolated”, “Harmful If Swallowed” and “Retaliation”. The latter album debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200 and has become the most successful comedy album since “A Wild and a Crazy Guy” released by Steve Martin in 1978. “Retaliation” did extremely well on the market, as it received a Gold certification six days after its release, which is an impressive accomplishment. Up to date, the album has sold more than 1.2 million copies worldwide and is currently certified Platinum by the RIAA.
Dane Cook Net Worth $30 Million
Dane Cook’s stand-up performances helped him venture into the television industry and appear in various films and projects. Ever since his film debut with “Flypaper” in 1997, Dane Cook has starred in such movies as “My Best Friend’s Girl” with Kate Hudson, Jason Biggs and Alec Baldwin, “Good Luck Chuck” with Jessica Alba, “Employee of the Month” with Jessica Simpson and Dax Shepard, and “Dan in Real Life” to name a few.
In addition to the revenue collected from his stand-up performances and film appearances, Dane Cook has managed to add significant amounts of money to his wealth from going on tours, the most recent of which entitled “Globo Thermo Tour” happened in 2009.
A famous comedian and an actor, how rich is Dane Cook? According to sources, Dane Cook’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million. Undoubtedly, most of Dane Cook’s net worth and wealth came from his stand-up comedy and on screen appearances.
Dane Cook was born in 1972, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, but spent the majority of his childhood in Arlington, where he graduated from Arlington High School. In order to become a comedian, Cook moved out from Arlington to New York where he started giving performances in various bars. Soon after, he moved out again, this time to Los Angeles, where he earned his big breakthrough. Cook’s large public and media exposure came in 1998, when he performed on a comedy-sketch series that aired on Comedy Central called “Premium Blend”. Many comedians, such as Daniel Tosh, Stephen Lynch, Ron White and Gabriel Iglesias, who went on to appear on “Premium Blend”, later launched successful careers and came out with their own specials on “Comedy Central Presents” program.
Ever since Cook debuted with “Harmful If Swallowed” he has received much praise, yet he hasn’t been able to avoid criticism either. Many commentators and critics deemed Cook’s sense of humor as “unfunny”, while his huge ego earned him more enemies than friends among fellow comedians. In addition to that, Dane Cook was criticized for plagiarizing Louis C.K’s material in his second album called “Retaliation”, an argument which was later played out in Louis C.K.’s series “Louie”, where Cook played himself.
A famous stand-up performer, Dane Cook has an estimated net worth of $30 million.